Blog posts

2019 Federal Budget announcement

03 Apr 2019

Find out how the Federal Budget proposals could affect you.

Investment market review - quarter ended 31 December 2018

21 Mar 2019

The Research Team provides a performance summary and commentary on each of the five main asset classes.

The super 'transfer balance cap' explained

21 Mar 2019

Since 1 July 2017, the Government has placed a cap on how much super you can hold in a retirement income stream. Here’s what you need to know.

Is cash set to become a thing of the past?

21 Mar 2019

Some financial professionals are predicting Australians could be living in a cashless society in less than a decade.

What to look out for in 2019

21 Mar 2019

As we look towards the next Federal election and beyond, it’s important to understand both the existing Government and the opposition party’s proposed policies relating to superannuation and tax.

Is a family trust a good solution for you?

21 Mar 2019

To decide whether a family trust could be good for your family it’s important to understand how they work and the advantages and disadvantages.

News from our CEO

21 Mar 2019

An update on the Royal Commission final report.

News from our CEO

20 Dec 2018

Message from Terry Dillon – Shadforth CEO.

The rising cost of cybercrime

07 Dec 2018

Last year, more than six million consumers — one in three Australian adults — fell victim to identity theft, credit card fraud or had their passwords compromised.

Safeguarding the bank of Mum and Dad

07 Dec 2018

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ now helps the majority of first home buyers get onto the property ladder. It’s an act of generosity that can come at a price if it’s not done in the right way.

Investment market review – quarter-ended 30 September 2018

07 Dec 2018

The Research Team provides a performance summary and commentary on each of the five main asset classes.

Estate planning for overseas assets

07 Dec 2018

With one in four Australians born overseas and almost half of us with a parent born overseas1, it’s not uncommon for Australians to have a home or assets outside of Australia.